Mercy Home Health and Hospice Services is committed to providing exceptional health care services in the home. As part of the Mercy Medical Center - Des Moines, Mercy Home Health and Hospice Services has locations in Des Moines and Centerville. It is accredited by The Joint Commission, which assures the highest standard of quality care and patient safety.We are driven by our mission statement, "to exceed the expectations of our customers, associates, and shareholders in the delivery of health care and support services in a way that a caring family provides". In addition, we are guided by our values of "Accountability, Compassion, Diversity, Integrity, Passion and Quality'.One of our strategic pillars is to ensure our associates are treated respectfully, receive the training and tools they need to do their job, and to continually look for ways to partner with our associates in a positive work environment to achieve our goals. We look for associates with a positive, enthusiastic outlook who are committed to providing only the best to our clients, their families, and our communities. Join us, as we Exceed Expectations!Mercy Home Health and Hospice Services is part of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI), a national nonprofit health organization with headquarters in Denver, Colorado. The faith-based system operates in 19 states and includes 73 hospitals; 40 long-term care, assisted- and residential-living facilities; two community health services organizations; and home health agencies.
Supports ANCs Mission, Values, Strategic Goals and high standards of customer service. Consistently lives People First behaviors.
Adheres to the Corporate Compliance Program, including confidentiality of HIPAA protected health information.
Provides care following the plan of treatment and patient care plan.
Establishes a care plan for continued needs based on the client assessment.
Reports changes in patient condition to appropriate personnel and the attending physician.
Provides patient care education to clients and other caregivers.
Participates in coordination of services with other disciplines and community resources as needed.
Evaluates and revises care plans/assessment sheets based on changes in patients and/or the environment.
When providing private duty or staffing in a facility, follows the signin procedure and the policies and procedures for that particular institution.
Provides paraprofessional supervision as required by policy and regulations.
Completes and submits all required documentation in a timely manner.
Demonstrates sensitivity to patient and/or family needs, customs or feelings.
Maintains confidentiality of client information.
Participates in case conferences.
Follows policies and procedures of the company.
Arrives at scheduled time and completes assignments.
Recognizes emergencies and has knowledge of emergency procedures.
Maintains a good attendance and tardy record per ANC policies. Reports absences to supervisor prior to the scheduled start time according to policy.
Attends inservices or special case orientations.
Maintains productivity standards.
Maintains availability requirements.
Participates in oncall rotation as required.
Performs other duties as assigned.
QualificationsGraduate of an accredited school of nursing.
Currently licensed to practice in the state serviced.
Two years of nursing experience required.
One year of hospital nursing experience preferred.
Must obtain and maintain current CPR Certification.
Basis of Rating
We have a tremendous responsibility to the people we serve. We strive to hire individuals who share our values and who are driven to make a difference. Applicants whose experience, skills and qualifications match our 'Hire the Best' criteria will be invited to interview.
Equal Employment Opportunity
All of our personnel actions, including recruiting, hiring, compensation, benefits, promotions, transfers and company sponsored training will be administered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, or other protected status as provided by law.
Thank you for your interest in employment with our organization. We appreciate your time and look forward to reviewing your application.
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